If profuse hæmorrhage occurs it may be necessary to ligate the main artery lower in the neck.
I know there are professors in this country who "ligate" arteries.
Medical authorities tell him to do coeliotomy at once, ligate the uterine and ovarian arteries, and remove the foetus.
If the bleeding cannot otherwise be arrested it may be necessary to ligate the external carotid artery.
ligate li·gate (lī'gāt')
v. li·gat·ed, li·gat·ing, li·gates
To tie or bind with a ligature.